Blog Articles

A Calm Soul Makes Trying Times Conquerable.

Difficulties give me an opportunity to exercise my focus and determination. During trying times I concentrate on maintaining a calm soul. This approach helps me to conquer the challenges that face me.

Mar 30th, 2020
Coping through Kindness

January is National Mental Wellness month and in the spirit of self-care, let’s discuss the psychological benefits of taking care of others with random acts of kindness.

Feb 19th, 2020
5 Tips for Navigating Social Gatherings with an Eating Disorder

Social gatherings are often centered around food, which can be especially difficult when you’re coping with an eating disorder. We share tips to help you get the most out of time with family and friends without having your disorder overshadow things.

Jan 31st, 2020
Are You Holding Yourself Back by Judging Others?

To judge others is to form a critical opinion about them. For example, you may decide that your neighbor down the street is an ineffective parent because she’s known to indulge her children or chooses to avoid disciplining them.

Dec 10th, 2019
The Make Up Miracle for Couples Who Argue

Conflict is a natural part of every relationship. As much as you love each other, you sometimes find yourself at odds over how to raise your children, pay off your mortgage, or do the laundry.

Dec 10th, 2019
Love, Trust and Snooping

Technology may have changed the way we snoop, but the underlying reasons remain the same. How do you balance love and trust with your hunger for more information about the people close to you?

Dec 10th, 2019
When a Flower Doesn’t Bloom…

As the seasons begin to change and my garden starts to bear it’s last vegetables, I often think about what gardening has taught me.

Dec 10th, 2019
6 Ways to Overcome Panic

Panic is an emotion that everyone has felt at one time or another. Feeling panic is normal, but if panic is taking over your daily life, it’s time to take action to reduce it.

Dec 10th, 2019
A Moment for Vets

This Memorial Day, let’s take a moment to honor our fallen service members.

Dec 10th, 2019
Southlake Counseling’s DBT Skills Summer Camp

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a research-backed group to help your middle schooler develop effective coping skills, manage self-criticism and improve interpersonal relationships while increasing overall focus, resilience and emotional well-being.

Dec 3rd, 2019
7 Ways to Accept Yourself for Who You Are

Accepting yourself and your situation in life can be a difficult task. Do you tend to be more accepting of others’ mistakes than your own? If so, you’re being too hard on yourself!

Dec 3rd, 2019
EMDR Therapy

The Therapists at Southlake Counseling are highly trained in specialized therapy methods. One of these methods is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is a scientifically researched and effective therapy for treating post-traumatic

Dec 3rd, 2019
What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a theoretical model of therapy that helps children, with the aid of a trained play therapist, prevent problems, resolve behavioral difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development. 

Dec 3rd, 2019
Managing Digestive Discomfort Possible with Good Nutrition

Do you suffer from any type of digestive disease or discomfort? If you do, you are not alone. According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from some type of digestive disease or condition.

Jan 2nd, 2010
5 Things to Consider When Creating a Chart System for Kids

Children thrive on attention…. we all know the old adage, “negative attention is better than no attention at all.” Setting a Chore/Discipline chart is a great way to give your child the attention they crave, while creating clear expectations.

Nov 7th, 2009
What are you waiting for?

Things aren’t going well for you, and you don’t really understand why. Compared to other people, your life isn’t all that bad, so why do you often feel like you are trudging through your days carrying a weight on your back?

Oct 10th, 2009
Learn to Love Yourself the Just the Way You Are

But I Want Yours! “I wish my hair was curly like yours!” “No way!!! I wish I had beautiful straight hair like yours!” This conversation is almost universal. It seems that we all want what we don’t have—or perceive that we don’t have.

Oct 2nd, 2009
The Importance of Taking Time for You

Life can be a juggling act that requires a lot of practice. Everything is vying for your time—job, friends, family, social commitments, etc.

Sep 28th, 2009